COMMENDED ENTRY – YUYANG LIU

Yuyang Liu Project Title: 5986 Kilometers Project Description As a result of violent events led by Uyghur’s separatist forces that have been frequently taking place in China since 2009, the Chinese central government is providing the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region...

/ 14th July 2016

WINNERS 2015

Announcing the winners of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015

/ 16th July 2015

GRAND PRIZE – HOSAM KATAN

Hosam Katan Project Title: “Syria” Project Description My name is Hosam Katan and I am a 21 year old photographer from Syria. I was a student before the civil war in Syria. When the war began in my area I...

/ 16th July 2015

SECOND PLACE – YASMIN BALAI

Yasmin Balai Project Title: “Silver Linings” Project Description With the fall of Ceausescu in 1989, so fell a part of society. Under the pressure of the dictator’s abortion policies in order to increase the country’s population to strengthen the economy,...

/ 16th July 2015

THIRD PLACE – ROMAIN CHAMPALAUNE

Romain Champalaune Project Title: “Samsung Galaxy” Project Description After the Korean war (1950-53), South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Yet, less than thirty years later, it became the world’s 15th largest economy. This success can...

/ 16th July 2015

COMMENDED ENTRY – OLGA INGURAZOVA

Olga Ingurazova Project Title: “Scars of Independence” Project Description A disputed region on the east coast of the Black Sea, Abkhazia was once a prosperous subtropical resort. However following the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the civil war resulting...

/ 16th July 2015